Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans. Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans is an equal opportunity employer. In addition to full-time and part-time employment, there are a variety of ways you can take part in our mission of service to the poor and vulnerable. Learn more about volunteering with Catholic Charities. Employment listings are updated weekly. Last Update: June 26, 2015

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Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans has openings for the following positions:

DEVELOPMENT

Director of Institutional Advancement – The Director of Institutional Advancement is responsible for creating, executing and managing a comprehensive philanthropy and fund development strategy for the agency. S/he will oversee the staff and overall execution of the major gifts strategy, annual Archbishop Hannan Community Appeal (AHCA), direct mail campaigns, donor cultivation and corporate/foundation relations strategy, as well as oversee grant writing and donor-specific communication. S/he will also oversee the communications, public relations and marketing strategy for the agency. This position requires a commitment to the mission of Catholic Charities. S/he must possess a professional demeanor and a high degree of interpersonal skills. This position requires knowledge of both the science and art of fundraising as well as excellent verbal and written communication, supervisory, planning and organizational skills. It requires strategic thinking, creativity and the ability to inspire others through strong leadership and a clear vision. Certified Fund Raising Professional (CFRE) designation preferred. A bachelor’s degree and five or more years in fundraising/management with a proven record of success. Possess the ability to work successfully in a church-related environment.


FOOD FOR FAMILIES

CDL Driver (Baton Rouge) – Responsible for activities related to delivery of commodity foods; assists in other activities related to receiving , storing, packing and delivering food, as needed; may assist serving participants at food sites; works with diverse groups of people. Position requires frequent lifting and moving; must be able to lift 50 lbs. High school diploma or equivalent, one year driving experience preferred. Needs to read and write legibly and use math skills. Must have medical exam and pass initial and random drug/alcohol screening. Valid Louisiana CDL license required. Need for Baton Rouge Louisiana.

NON-CDL Driver – Non-CDL truck driver capable of safely driving 24’ bob-tail truck mainly doing deliveries in Metro New Orleans; must be able to work well with the general public and be able to lift boxes up to 40 lbs. Prefer 2 years experience driving this type of truck. High school diploma preferred.

 

GREENWALT ADHC

Certified Nursing Assistant- Responsible for direct care and transportation as needed, of participants at the Greenwalt Adult Day Healthcare Center. Responsibilities include but are not limited to personal care, non-skilled treatments, assistance with toileting, feeding, and recreational activities. Must have nursing assistant certification and have current CPR certification. She/he must be able to work in a team environment. A chauffer’s or CDL license highly preferred or will train. High School Diploma/GED, Current State Certified Nursing Assistant License and CPR certification. One year experience in care of the elderly individuals at various cognitive levels, good interpersonal skills with the ability to handle unusual situations. Must be able to maneuver and operate general household equipment. Help with transportation as needed.

 

HEAD START

Caregiver (Temporary) –The early Head Start Caregiver has responsibility to assist in the classroom operation including, planning, carrying out activities, maintaining the classroom environment, supervising children, parent/teacher conferences, and supervision of classroom volunteers; assumes classroom responsibilities in addition to record keeping, and/or planning duties; planning and implementing a curriculum in the Infant and toddler classroom. CDA-Child Development Associated in Infant and Toddler. Associate degree in Early Childhood Education preferred.

ERSEA Coordinator (Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance)- Plan, develop and administer the ERSEA across all centers ensuring an integrated and comprehensive system compliant with Head Start performance standards, Analyze community assessment data and facilitate planning to determine outreach and recruitment activities, Develop ERSEA and recruitment plan for the agency and Review all applications, verifying eligibility consistent with Head Start standards. This position requires excellent organizational skills and proven ability to work within prescribed timelines. Experience working on Interdisciplinary Teams, monitoring record keeping and reporting. Good oral and written communication skills. Bachelor’s degree in Social Services or related field, two years of experience in data collection, data analysis and information processing or High School Diploma with 5 years experience in data collection, information processing and data analysis.

Head Start Education Specialist/School Readiness Specialist (St. Mary, Incarnate Word, Louise and St. John)- The School Readiness Specialist/Education Specialist is responsible for supporting the education staff and childcare partners by providing leadership, training, monitoring and technical assistance to programs’ systems and services as outlined in the Head Start Performance Standards. The School Readiness Specialist/Education Specialist is responsible for ensuring that the program develops, integrates and implements systems and procedures for the delivery of quality educational programming to all participants and to ensure compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards and that mandates for federal, state and local licensing are met. Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education (preferred). Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Development or related service field required. Understands Head Start Performance Standards and state and local child care licensing requirements. Knowledge of and ability to access, analyze, and interpret Head Start Standards, State and local licensing requirements and the COA accreditation standards.

Substitute/PRN The Substitute is responsible for assisting the Program Director within the center as needed. The Substitute may be asked to fill one of the following positions: Teacher, Aide, Housekeeper, or Food Technician. This includes implementing the daily classroom activities, helping serve meals and snacks, conducting developmental assessment, maintaining the classroom and assuming total responsibility for supervision and ensuring the safety and well-being of the children at all times. This position requires knowledge of early childhood development, teaching skills and classroom arrangement. High School Diploma/GED required and CDA preferred.

Teacher (Temporary/Full-time) – Head Start Teacher has major responsibility for classroom operation including, planning, carrying out activities, maintaining the classroom environment, supervising children, parent/teacher conferences, and supervision of classroom volunteers; assumes classroom responsibilities in addition to record keeping, and/or planning duties; planning and implementing a curriculum in the preschool classroom. Bachelor’s Degree with at least 18 hours of early childhood credits or advanced degree.

Teacher (Full-time) – Head Start Teacher has major responsibility for classroom operation including, planning, carrying out activities, maintaining the classroom environment, supervising children, parent/teacher conferences, and supervision of classroom volunteers; assumes classroom responsibilities in addition to record keeping, and/or planning duties; planning and implementing a curriculum in the preschool classroom. Bachelor’s Degree with at least 18 hours of early childhood credits or advanced degree.

 

PACE GNO

Certified Nursing Assistant- Responsible for direct care of participants at the Hope Haven / Greenwalt Adult Day Healthcare Centers. Responsibilities include but not limited to personal care, non skilled treatments, assistance with toileting, feeding, and recreational activities. Must have nursing assistant certification and have current CPR certification. She/he must be able to work in a team environment. High School Diploma/GED, Current State Certified Nursing Assistant License and CPR certification. One year experience in care of the elderly individuals at various cognitive levels, good interpersonal skills with the ability to handle unusual situations. Must be able to maneuver and operate general household equipment.

 

Executive Assistant- The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support including organization, implementation and completion of multiple projects for the Executive Director. Provide feedback and insight on the needs of the agency, clients and staff to the Executive Director. Represent the Executive Director, externally and internally, and direct inquires/requests to other proper channels with the agency for handling. Prepare all materials and power point presentations for the PACE Board of Directors meeting and Committee meeting to including timely minutes and resolutions as required. Maintain and coordinate calendars for the Executive Director including scheduling and organization of complex activities such as meetings, travel, and other needs of the organization. Coordinate/supervise administrative staff in order to provide best and most efficient support for the Executive Director. Act as a problem-solver, and follow-up on activities, projects, etc. Support the Executive Director with correspondence and special projects as needed. Ensure financial paperwork for Executive Director (i.e., invoices, credit card reimbursements, travel and expense transmittals) are complete on a timely basis. Must have good communication and interpersonal skills, organizational skills, strong typing and computer skills and strong technical writing skills. Ability to work as part of a team and manage assigned tasks from beginning to end. Attention to detail and commitment to the highest quality work. Ability to supervise and coordinate staff. 5 years or more as an Executive Assistant.

 

Home Health Aide- The position requires personal care to participants in their home including bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting, transfers, lifting, incontinence and catheter care. The position requires basic housekeeping to participants including laundry, meal preparation and general cleaning. Prove medication monitoring and cueing. Must be able to move about freely, lift and turn participants. Requires manual dexterity and visual acuity to see and treat participants; able to hear and orally communicate. Must be able to maneuver and operate general household equipment. High School Diploma/GED, Current State Certified Nursing Assistant License and CPR certification. One year experience is required in care of the elderly individuals at various cognitive levels, good interpersonal skills with the ability to handle unusual situations. Must be able to maneuver and operate general household equipment. This position requires a CNA to possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Good driving skills, good interpersonal skills and the ability to work with geriatric patients and handle unusual interpersonal situations are a must.

 

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – Provide nursing care in an ADHC setting to patients in conformance with recognized techniques and procedures, established, state regulations and administrative policies. Administer medications, treatments and therapeutic measures as prescribed by physician. Maintains client charts in compliance with regulations. Direct supervision of Certified Nursing Assistants. Graduate of accredited school of practical nursing and possess a current Louisiana license to practice nursing. Minimum 5 years experience in the field of practical nursing is required.

 

Physical Therapist Assistant – Individual needed to provide clinical therapy (PT) treatment for program participants, on rehabilitative, restorative or maintenance levels at day center under the direction of the physical therapist to improve participant’s body functions and to relieve pain.     Trains participants in ambulatory skills and strengthening and stretching exercises to improve their functional activity.  Assists with instructing participants in use of wheelchairs, canes, walkers, prostheses and other assistive devices.  Promotes participants’ wellness through the development and implementation of wellness program.  Associate’s Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant Program.  Licensed to practice as a Physical Therapy Assistant in Louisiana.  At least one year experience working with the frail/elderly population.  Current CPR certification required.

 

Social Worker – Responsible for direct social work management services to PACE participants and their caregivers.  Provides social services support to include participant screening, case management and appropriate community referrals.  This position requires good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.  The PACE Social Worker will act as a member of the PACE Interdisciplinary Team, responsibilities will include regularly informing the interdisciplinary team of the functional, and psychosocial condition of each participant; remaining alert to pertinent input from other team members, participants, and caregivers; documenting changes of a participant’s condition in the participant’s electronic medical record consistent with documentation policies established by the PACE organization and regulations.  Position requires frequent travel in and around the greater New Orleans area.  Master’s Degree from an accredited school of Social Work with 5 years of social work experience in a health related area preferably within the geriatric population.  LCSW required.  Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.  Position requires individual therapy skills geared to geriatric patients, analytical thinking and problem solving abilities.

 

PADUA COMMUNITY SERVICES

Active Treatment Technician– Must provide personal hygiene care, participate in person-centered planning, and participate in community outings. Meet overall needs of medically fragile individuals. Individual must work evening and over night shifts. High school diploma required and experience working with medically fragile individuals preferred. Candidates should be DSW trained or a CNA.

 

PRN Licensed Practical Nurses (Days/Nights, 48 hours monthly) – Responsible for assessments, documentation medication, administration, administration of prescribed treatments, care plan initiation, implementation and review, notifies supervisor/Medical Director of any changes in patient status or complications. Communicates with clients and families as required, Attends in-serve, trainings, and maintains license and certifications as required. Unencumbered Louisiana Practical Nursing License; at least 1 year of practical nursing experience in an medical-surgical, nursing home, or long term care setting. Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.

 

REFUGEE SERVICES

Case Manager- Responsible for providing holistic case management to support refugee self-sufficiency for over 100 clients a year. The Case Manager ensures that refugee clients receive quality and timely services and that program objectives are met. Develop individualized self-sufficiency plans and provide clients with appropriate assistance to access health, social, and other services in order to achieve their self-sufficiency goals. Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field from as accredited institution preferred. Two years of case management or other related experience required; fully bi-lingual (English-Spanish) candidates required. Proficiency in Arabic, Burmese, or other languages valued; Ability to work with a culturally diverse population and sensitivity to the special needs of multi-cultural immigrant children, adults, and families. Preference  given to those with experience and demonstrated ability to work with individuals who have experienced trauma; excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, including maintaining effective work relationship; Strong management and organizational skills, in particular time management and multi-tasking; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel. Facility with database use required.

 

Interpreter- The interpreter/translator will work closely with the Refugee Services Program staff to supplement program activities and enhance services to the clients by facilitating effective communication between Refugee Services staff and the clients. The interpreter/translator will convert one spoken or written language to another in order to reply complex concepts and ideas for the client(s) and our staff. Responsibilities may include: assisting with the implementation of a cultural orientation program by providing direct interpretation for Refugee clients who have just arrived in the United States from Cuba, Burma, Iraq, Syria and other countries; providing interpretation in client meetings; translating documents and materials into the target language; attending refugee services group events. He/she must have strong verbal and written communication skills in both English and one of the target languages like Arabic or Burmese. He/she must have the ability to maintain effective and professional work relationship. Applications with an interest in social services, social policy and practice, or immigrant and refugee issues highly encouraged to apply. This position is a 1 year contract. The position is dependent on the needs of our client population and will operate on an on-call/as needed basis which can vary week to week. Verbal and Written fluency in Arabic, Burmese, Spanish or other languages required. Native fluency is highly desirable.

 

STS. MARY & ELIZABETH

Residential Counselor- Must provide personal hygiene care, participate in person-centered planning, and participate in community outings. Meet overall needs of medically fragile individuals. Individual must work evening and overnight shifts. High school diploma required and experience working with medically fragile individuals preferred. Candidates should be DSW trained or a CNA.

 

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